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On this day: August 29

Published On: Aug 30 2012 04:13:59 PM CDT   Updated On: Aug 29 2013 01:00:00 AM CDT

American troops march through a liberated Paris, the King of Pop is born, The Beatles perform their last concert before paying fans, and Hurricane Katrina hits the Gulf Coast, all on this day.

OTD August 29 - Slovak National Uprising
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1944: The Slovak National Uprising begins as 60,000 Slovak troops turn against the Nazis and the collaborationist Slovak State of Jozef Tiso during World War II.

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